Disney Cruise Line greets New York in a big way

This morning, Disney Cruise Line’s flagship vessel, the Disney Magic (photo right), arrived in New York Harbor donning the world’s largest bumper sticker. Usually found on the back of family minivans, the 50-foot-long by 11-foot-wide super-sized sticker is larger than a city bus. The ship will depart this afternoon, marking the beginning of Disney’s first-ever […]

Panama Canal rate hike causes backlash with ship owners

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), an organization that represents 80% of merchant shipping is not happy about the potential 15% rate increase to commercials shippers who use the Panama Canal. In a letter to the Panama Canal Authority, ICS secretary general, Peter Hinchliffe said, there was ‘no pressing need’ for the increases given that […]

TripInsurance.com announces ‘Conquer the World’ sweepstakes

The folks at TripInsurance.com realize that social media is where the consumers are turning to these days when it comes to booking their next vacation so they are giving you a chance to win up $5,000 towards your next vacations or 50 second place prizes of a handy travel bag. “At a time when money […]